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== Definitions ==
 
== Definitions ==
   
There are many different definitions of poverty. You have surely heard about the [[$1]] a day poverty measure, the Human Development Index ([[HDI]]), [[human rights]], [[basic needs]], [[capabilities]], [[absolute poverty]], [[relative poverty]], [[chronic poverty]], [[relative deprivations]], etc.
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There are many different definitions of poverty. You have surely heard about the [[$1]] a day poverty measure, the Human Development Index ([[HDI]]), [[human rights]], [[basic needs]], [[capabilities]], [[absolute poverty]], [[relative poverty]], [[chronic poverty]], relative [[deprivation]], etc.
   
 
What do they measure? And, more importantly, how are these related to each other?
 
What do they measure? And, more importantly, how are these related to each other?
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* [[Chronic poverty]]
 
* [[Chronic poverty]]
 
* [[Extreme poverty]]
 
* [[Extreme poverty]]
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== Other issues ==
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[[Inequality]]

Revision as of 12:53, 4 August 2005

Definitions

There are many different definitions of poverty. You have surely heard about the $1 a day poverty measure, the Human Development Index (HDI), human rights, basic needs, capabilities, absolute poverty, relative poverty, chronic poverty, relative deprivation, etc.

What do they measure? And, more importantly, how are these related to each other?

  • Social Exclusion
  • Participatory approaches to defining poverty


Types of measures


Other issues

Inequality